Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro to be launched in India today: How to watch livestream, expected specs, price, and more

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on 17 Jul 2019
Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro to be launched in India today: How to watch livestream, expected specs, price, and more

The Redmi K20 and the K20 Pro will officially be launched in India today, July 17.

While the Redmi K20 Pro packs a Snapdragon 855 chipset, the Remi K20 comes with a Snapdragon 730 SoC.



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Redmi is all set to launch the new Redmi K20(₹ 24999 at amazon) series phones in India today. Both phones were released in China a couple of months ago. They feature a new 3D four-curved large arc body and a front camera module that is housed in a pop-up module. Moreover, the Redmi K20 Pro is the new Xiaomi flagship device powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, whereas, the Xiaomi Redmi K20 houses the mid-range Snapdragon 730 SoC. The launch event starts at 12pm today. It will be live-streamed on Xiaomi’s official website, social media accounts, and its YouTube channel.

The price and availability of both smartphones could be announced at the event today. However, the pricing is expected to be similar to the Chinese model, that is, CNY 2,499 (approx Rs 24,900) for the Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro basic variant, 6GB RAM + 64GB storage, and CNY 2,599 (approx Rs 25,900) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The pricing of 8GB RAM variant could start at Rs 27,900, and could go up to Rs 29,900 for the 256GB storage variant. 

In contrast to the Redmi K20 Pro, its younger sibling, the Redmi K20 is expected to be priced at Rs 19,900 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB internal storage variant, which could go up to Rs 25,900 for the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant.

Alongside these devices, a special variant of the Redmi K20 Pro is expected to be launched at Rs 4,80,800. Why the massive price tag? Well, it could come with gold and diamond in it.

As for the specifications, both devices have many similarities, including a 6.39-inch full-HD+ AMOLED panel with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 91.9-percent screen-to-body ratio. They also have an in-display fingerprint scanner and run on MIUI 10. They could be launched with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage.

The main difference is in the processor. As mentioned at the beginning of this article, the Redmi K20 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 855 SoC, while the Redmi K20 comes with the Snapdragon 730 chipset. The other dissimilarity is in the optics department. While both the phones feature a triple camera setup with a 48MP primary sensor, the Redmi K20 Pro includes a Sony IMX586 sensor, and the Redmi K20 sports the Sony IMX582 sensor. Both phones feature a 13MP secondary sensor with wide-angle lens, and an 8MP tertiary sensor with a f/2.4 lens. 

Both the phones pack a 4000mAh battery. While the Redmi K20 has 18W fast-charging support, the Redmi K20 Pro comes with 27W fast-charging.

Redmi K20 Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Release Date: 17 Jul 2019
Variant: 64GB , 128GB , 256GB
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    6.39" (1080 X 2340)
  • Camera Camera
    48 + 16 + 8 | 20 MP
  • Memory Memory
  • Battery Battery
    4000 mAh
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